[frontispiece only to] Sorrows Sacred to the Memory of Penelope. [by Sir Brooke Boothby Bart]. Henry Fuseli.

[frontispiece only to] Sorrows Sacred to the Memory of Penelope. [by Sir Brooke Boothby Bart].

1796. London: W. Bulmer, 1796.

The frontispiece only, stained in the top margin.

§ First edition, the print from one of a tiny number of large-paper copies. Only one other copy has been located (in the Essick collection, Fuseli’s own copy). The frontispiece is a stipple-engraving proof before all letters by Benedetti after the painting by Fuseli and is one of the largest book illustrations after Fuseli—it measures almost 12 x 7 inches. Weinglass 139. Item #107264

Price: $450.00

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